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Posted Tue Dec 16 2008: from Ashville Citizen-Times:
Ramping down the toxins we eat
Some of the signs of an emerging crisis include: the presence of toxic chemicals, heavy metals and disease-causing bacteria in a host of foods; a rise in obesity and diet-related diseases; and air and water pollution from factory farms. Our current system isn't healthy and it's not sustainable.... Here are nine ideas for ways to improve health and send a strong signal to farmers, grocery stores and policymakers about the kinds of food we want to eat.
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Plaque says: "That shit is *everywhere* now. We need to shift from anonymous factory farms to responsible local growers."
veggie says: "Or just grow our own."

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I get arsenic in my chicken fajita? Toxic chemicals from my plastic wrap?

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